Creative people around the world seem to agree: We need something different. We need more creativity in education.
“Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Don’t miss the greatest experience in the world! Growing up!”
So, I got frustrated trying to play with photography. I think it’s that I’m a pretty thoroughly low-tech guy. So, I took pictures of my reading notes instead. I got thinking about taking pictures and realized that I really don’t play that way. I do, however, play with my reading notes in a “game playing” …
Technology + Personal Independence + Content of Communication
“Because it requires figuring out how things work, modeling is a great way to learn, no matter your age. Make modeling a lifelong habit, and you hold a key to a lifetime of fun and learning.” –Robert & Michèle Root-Bernstein, Sparks of Genius, p. 245
In this photo assignment, we were asked to illustrate a favorite poem using Play-Doh. I chose the poem “Snowball” by Shel Silverstein.
In this set of cartoons, I tried to convey embodied thinking based on a few quotations from the Root-Bernsteins’ Sparks of Genius. You’ll find each quotation below, which I somewhat loosely categorize as past, present, and future. As you can see, I was somewhat “inspired” by the midterm elections. Past “We have all experienced bodily pleasure or pain from …